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CES: Lady Gaga unveils Polaroid products

Including sunglasses that record and play video

Almost a year to the day since Polaroid said it was signing on Lady Gaga as its creative director, the popular singer has unveiled the fruits of her labour at the imaging company.

Called 'Grey Label by Haus of Gaga', the gadgets include a pair of sunglasses with embedded camera and display, a mobile photo printer and a Polaroid camera. See video of Lady Gaga at CES on YouTube.

"This is the first ever pair of sunglasses that can be worn out to protect your eyes from the sun and they can also take pictures," said Lady Gaga as she unveiled the GL20 sunglasses to a packed crowd and a storm of photo flashes at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

The glasses can shoot both photos and video, which is stored in memory embedded in one of the earpieces. The earpiece can be removed and connected via USB to a printer of the images can be transferred via Bluetooth.

The glasses also feature a screen in front of each eye that can play back recorded images.

Lady Gaga said inspiration for the product, which is still a prototype, came from a pair of glasses she used once on tour.

"When I did the Fame Ball tour, I made these glasses out of iPod screens that I strung together to create glasses that could play movies and I thought, wouldn't it be wonderful if these were functional?" she said.

The second product, the GL10 mobile photo printer, will be available in the US in March for $150 (£97) and pairs via Bluetooth with any mobile phone that supports the standard, except Apple's iPhone. Exclusion of the popular smartphone prompted a few jeers from the audience to which Lady Gaga explained it was an Apple limitation and not a decision on Polaroid's part. UK pricing and availability details were not revealed.

The Polaroid GL10 mobile photo printer

"I suppose many of you here are nerdy enough to carry around a mobile printer with you," she said. "I know I will."

The printer takes a cartridge of 10 sheets of paper.

Also unveiled was a Polaroid camera. Like classic Polaroid cameras, the camera prints out photos but it can also record them digitally. They can be viewed on a pop-up display screen on its top.

The device will be available at the end of 2011.

See also: Lady Gaga headphones launched at IFA


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